Otávio Cansanção de Azevedo

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PURPOSE To evaluate tests performed to confirm the position of the Veress needle inserted into the left hypochondrium for creation of pneumoperitonium. METHODS One hundred patients were submitted(More)
CONTEXT Few studies have evaluated the results of different types of bariatric surgery using the Medical Outcome Study 36 - Health Survey Short-Form (SF-36) quality of life questionnaire, the(More)
PURPOSE To test the efficacy of the puncture in the left hypochondrium as an alternative method. METHODS Sixty-two patients randomly distributed into two groups were studied: Group LH, puncture in(More)
The aim of this work is to analyze, by means of noninvasive monitoring, the clinical effects of high intraperitoneal pressure for enough time to insert the first trocar. Sixty-seven patients without(More)
Purpose: Erroneous punctures and insufflations are frequent with the use of the Veress needle. Mistaken injections of gas in the preperitoneal space are not rare. The purpose of this research is to(More)
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